MOUNT VERNON — Daniel L. Fry, 61, of Valley Dale Drive, Mount Vernon, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at the Laurels of Mount Vernon. He was born Nov. 26, 1952, in Mount Vernon, to Robert and Verna (Detty) Fry. Dan previously worked for MI Homes in Columbus, Emeritus at HillenVale and Whispering Hills Care Center. He was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
Dan was a previous member of the Elks Lodge of Mount Vernon, and enjoyed golfing and bowling with his friends. Whether he was pulling off one of his practical jokes or just telling you a story, Dan had the knack to always make you laugh or smile. He will be sadly missed by his loving family and many friends.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda (Daugherty) Fry; his mother, Verna Fry of Mount Vernon; two daughters, Brigette (Troy) Lafferty of Newark and Katherine Smith of Mount Vernon; two stepdaughters, Amy (Troy) Neal of Tampa, Fla., and Ashley Parker of Mount Vernon; a stepson, Andrew Parker of Mount Vernon; seven grandchildren, Nicholas Lafferty, Avery Smith, Madeline Smith, Colton Neal, Spencer Pikaart, Griffin Young and Gracen Young; a great-granddaughter, Kennedy Smith; and a brother, Ronald (Cheryl) Fry of Fredericktown.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Fry and his previous wife, Rebecca (Mowery) Fry.
A funeral service will be held Friday, at 2 p.m., at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619, East High Street, Mount Vernon, OH 43050, where friends may call from noon until the time of service. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
To view this obituary or leave the family a private condolence, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
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